PUBLIC DISPLAY OF APPLICATION DOSSIER FOR GENERAL RELEASE OF TELA MAIZE GENETICALLY MODIFIED TO CONFER DROUGHT TOLERANCE AND PROTECTION AGAINST STEM BORERS AND THE FALL ARMY WORM
In accordance with the National Biosafety Management Agency Act 2015 (as amended), requiring public display of any biosafety application, for permit to intentionally release genetically modified organisms (GMOs), for comments, the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) hereby announces a twenty-one (21) day public notice on the display of an application dossier by INSTITUTE FOR AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE for the General Release of TELA Maize containing events: MON87460 and MON89034 conferring drought tolerance and protection against stem borers and the fall army worm. The display, with effect from 9th September 2021 to 1st October 2021, is to enable the public to make input that would facilitate informed decision on the application.
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Date: 9th September 2021 to 1st October 2021
Time: 8:00 am – 4:00pm daily
All comments should be forwarded to the office of the Director-General/ Chief Executive Officer, National Biosafety Management Agency on or before 1st of October 2021.
Director-General/Chief Executive Officer